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Address: Lake Burley Griffin, near Regatta Point, Canberra 2004, Australia
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+61 2 6271 2888

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A water jet

Pretty hard to rate the water jet by itself as a must see, after all it is only a jet of water. Take in the lake walk while you are there.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Brenton K
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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty hard to rate the water jet by itself as a must see, after all it is only a jet of water. Take in the lake walk while you are there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was Australia Day, the 26th of January ! That morning they had programmes for kids of all ages ! Music, dance, face painting and of course food stalls ! Evening was music, helicopter flying low over the lake, creating a lot of mist and after darkness FIREWORKS !! The Memorial is remarkable in the sense, his Travel around the... More 

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Thank 832helenag
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Great to see the jet working again. On our last trip it was out of action. My kids enjoyed looking out for it and going down to the park to watch it work. Good job getting working again. Thankyou!!

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Thank Cassandra C
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2,471 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 578 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Lots of history and you can learn by just reading as you walk around. At the moment the pumps are out of order so the jet isn't working.

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Thank KarolaRS
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

As well as a good place to chill out, it is also a good picnic spot. It is also a great area to view the fireworks but you need to get there early to secure a spot so take shade and make a day of it.

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Thank Lini999
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

It's lovely when it's going but it's not and there is no definite time for when it will be back in action.

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Thank maidmaria
Toowoomba, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

When I lived in Canberra it was great to see this water feature on the weekends. Alas this visit it wasn't working and I'm told by staff when it's finally repaired it will only work on "Special occasions". And that's a pity

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Thank tigger2594
Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

The artificial water yet is an icon and can be seen far way. I think that this is the best attraction that Lake Burley Griffin has to offer; it certainly is an eye catcher.

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Thank Angie H
Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This has not worked in over six months. There is now talk of once repaired limiting its operation. Impressive when working.

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Thank Deepskisam
Otley West Yorkshire
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We spent a few days in Canberra and went by several times and it just wasn't working. We spoke to a few locals who told us this was commonplace and when it was working its nothing to get excited about

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